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The agronomy transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Science (AS) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The agronomy transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in pursuing careers in agronomy sales, field agronomy, precision agronomy, risk management, sales and marketing, crop specialist, custom agronomy applicator, research and development, and grain operations.

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AS Associate of Science Degree

Students interested in transferring for certain science- or math-related majors may benefit from earning the Associate of Science degree. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following academic areas–communication, humanities/social sciences, math, science, and electives–with an emphasis in math or science.  As an Associate of Science student, your chosen major could include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet, etc. 

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Sheet

Potential Careers

  • Agricultural manager
  • Farm supervisor
  • Sales representative
  • Soil scientist

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  • AGA 181 Introduction to Crop Science
  • AGA 114 Principles of Agronomy
  • AGA 182 Introduction to Soil Science
  • SPC 112 Public Speaking
  • BIO 112 General Biology
  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 120 College Algebra
  • HIS 111 Western Civilization: Early Modern to Present
  • MUS 100 Music Appreciation

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the agronomy transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Agronomy transfer pathway course outline.

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